How deep should a foundation of a loadbearing construction be? For a ground plus one storey loadbearing house a strip foundation of 1′-6″ below ground level is sufficient. What is important is that soil and silt is removed and that the wall rests on murrum.This area is a hill slope zone
My husband and I had been gifted these second hand sofas ( 3 seater+two seater) a couple of months back. Thanks to these that we had some seating in our living room. They actually made it look like a living room, cause there was hardly any other furniture there! However
I often work directly with craftsmen and their labour. Some english words are visually familiar to them. However instructions can be written in hindi/marathi for ease of communication. This effort has given me excellent results and a lot of appreciation from workers.
Thanks to my Yoga instructor, I got a chance to help him make a cowdung plastered floor in the garden of his house.Location: Javakhedkar's house, near Karve statue, close to Rahul nagar, Kothrud, Pune. He got the dung from : the canal road near the state bank of india chowk
Notable Points regarding household grey water treatment (for those in the fields of water treatment)
For a planted filter bed of canna to actually treat water, water should be sprinkled from top. That water should be in a flow from top to bottom and only then it will be absorbed by the roots. This can coincidentally work efficiently in a household horizontal filter bed also.